SEWN RECYCLED LEAF: We provide you with a free oak leaf template (or better yet, draw your own) to make this sewn, puffy leaf out of a paper grocery or gift bag! This is a great way for children to practice their fine motor skills and to use recyclables to create a fall craft!

Sewn Recycled Leaves

I remember making these as pumpkins as a child in preschool- a great way to re-use paper bags and develop your fine motor skills!  This is a process that you can use with any shape that you want- I seen it...
Starting with a photo (we used one in a Halloween costume), create a diorama with yourself in it out of a shoe or boot box! This recycled art/ craft project is one where children can showcase their imagination while exploring foreground, middleground and background, along with perspective! #photoproject #diorama #photodiorama #recycledcraft #recycledart #elementaryart #backgroundforegroundmiddleground #perspective #spacecraft #shoeboxcraft #shoeboxart #Halloween #halloweencostume #halloweencraft #halloweenart

Photo Diorama

This photo diorama is a fun way to save memories while learning about things like foreground, middle ground and background.  It is particularly playful if you use yourself in costume- so be sure to take a...
This Fall art project is a great way to explore creating different types of texture with paint, recycled magazines and crafting materials you may already have at home! Make a scarecrow to hang up in your classroom or frame at home with these tips to get your started on this Autumn art piece! #scarecrow #scarecrowart #fallart #autumnart #kidscraft #craftsforkids #fallcraft #autumncraft #recycledart #recycledcraft

Collage Scarecrow

Fall is one of our favourite seasons.  We love the fresh apples at the Farmer's Market, the changing leaves and going to the pumpkin patch which always has a scarecrow or two!  Our daughter thought that...
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Baseball Cube Diorama

This idea was one that was inspired by a trajectory of ideas:  Amanda of Barley and Birch made this cool aquarium (https://www.instagram.com/p/Bxht_FnhiDR/) for Arielle of Art Camp LA's lizards:...
PIZZA PAN PORTRAITS: Use a Pizza server to make a self portrait! These would also make great masks. Perfect for back to school and All About Me units! #portrait #selfportrait #allaboutme #backtoschool #drawingidea #crafts #craftsforkids #art #artforkids

Pizza Pan Portrait

This is a playful children's project for back to school, that you could also use for a mask if you wanted!  I like it when children have the opportunity to share and get to know each other in that first month...